Our Policies

Archive Access

You can view our full Archive Access Policy here.


You can view our full Acquisitions Policy here.

Content removal

We are careful not to publish controversial material or anything that might upset the families of those featured on this website. However, it is difficult to monitor every single one of our 12,000 plus items, and so if there is anything that you would like to see removed, we will be happy to do so. Please contact us specifying the item’s number (e.g. 2012.3.1) and we will remove it immediately.


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You can view our full Loans Policy here.


An Iodhlann keeps the personal details of our visitors, members, donors and correspondents confidential, and will never pass them on to third parties without consent. This includes the personal details of subjects mentioned in our archive items. You can view our full Privacy Policy here.


You can view our full Safeguarding Policy here.